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  1. Grow Fruits and Vegetables Anywhere With a Compost Sock

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/grow-fruits-and-vegetables-anywhere-compost-sock-0

    compost sock system comparable to in-soil production, that means that we can farm anywhere with high ... Centers at Piketon are already picking their high tunnel strawberries – about a month ahead of ... are using a compost sock system as a growth medium and comparing the crop’s performance to ...

  2. Announcements

    https://agsafety.osu.edu/newsletter/ag-safety-stat/september-2019/announcements

    Street, between Land and Friday Avenues – daily exhibits on Sun Safety, Farm Safety Hazards, Whole Body ... Land Avenue between Market and Kottman – see interactive equipment and vendor exhibit for farming with ... from noon to 4 p.m. daily to transport individuals between the exhibit area and field demonstrations. ...

  3. Grow Fruits and Vegetables Anywhere With a Compost Sock

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/grow-fruits-and-vegetables-anywhere-compost-sock

    a compost sock system as a growth medium and comparing the crop's performance to in-ground high tunnel ... to in-soil production, that means that we can farm anywhere with high tunnels using this system as ... the growing medium," said Bergefurd. "You won't need soil." The compost socks are ...

  4. On Thin Ice? Ice Safety Tips for Outdoor Activities

    https://agsafety.osu.edu/newsletter/ag-safety-stat/safety-through-seasons-2022/thin-ice-ice-safety-tips-outdoor-activities

    does one measure the thickness of ice? First, use an ice pick, axe, hatchet, an ice testing pole, or ... 100-150 feet) to ensure safety. Additional safety guidelines include wearing a life-vest or inflatable ...

  5. Safe Equipment Operation During the Winter

    https://agsafety.osu.edu/newsletter/ag-safety-stat/safety-through-seasons-2022/safe-equipment-operation-during-winter

    exiting motorized farm equipment- This can be a potential hazard year-round but during the winter the risk ... increase risks of roadway incidents. Make sure all hazard flashers, lights, and the slow moving vehicle ... line freezing or gelling. Proper lubrication of universal joints and high wear areas is also critical ...

  6. Know the Production Risks with Continuous Corn

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/know-production-risks-continuous-corn

    insect risks by planting Bt rootworm hybrids, or using seed/soil insecticides. Scout fields for cutworm ... requires a higher level of management to achieve high yields," said Thomison. "Although short ... potential problems with insect and diseases. However, some Ohio growers are willing to accept the risks of ...

  7. Producers Still Need to Watch for Heat Stress Signs in Livestock

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/producers-still-need-watch-heat-stress-signs-livestock

    danger level is indicated by an index value of 79, which is reached in various combinations of ... an index level of 84 and occurs at temperatures in the 90- and 100-degree range, increasing in danger ... as the humidity level increases. “When temperatures hit in the mid-to-high 90s, producers need to pay ...

  8. Apply Lessons Learned in 2010 to Next Season's Wheat Crop

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/apply-lessons-learned-2010-next-seasons-wheat-crop

    various combinations of the above." He noted that even in areas where the scab levels were high, some ... of the fields with the lowest levels of vomitoxin, and highest yields and test weights were those ... (http://www.wheatscab.psu.edu) to help detect early risk. "If there is a high risk for scab, risk for Stagonospora glume ...

  9. Know Soil Nutrient Needs for Best Continuous Corn Management

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/know-soil-nutrient-needs-best-continuous-corn-management

    and potassium levels. By knowing those levels through soil testing, growers under continuous corn ... February 26, 2007 WOOSTER, Ohio – Knowing a soil's nutrient levels increases options for ... Development Center, said that a simple soil test can reveal all that a grower needs to know about ...

  10. Climate-Smart Agriculture

    https://southcenters.osu.edu/newsletter/winter-2019-achievements-edition/climate-smart-agriculture

    50–60% more efficient in water and nutrient uses than highly efficient current drip systems. 2018 was the ... “Making Sense of Soil Health Reports – A partnership to develop recommendations for soil health testing ... health. Soil health tests based on different approaches, indicators, tools, and scales offered by several ...

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